Tahrir demonstration ends without security breach
9/9/2011 2:02 PM
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Friday demonstration ended without any security breach, while the security forces withdrew and re-opened the closed streets and alleys.
Aswat al-Iraq correspondent in the Tahrir square reported that the demonstrators began to withdraw at noon time, after three hours of their gathering.
The demonstrators demanded better services, early elections and termination of corruption.
No government official attended to receive the demands of the demonstrators.
The entry and exits of the demonstrators were organized, as the reported added.
He added that the demands of the demonstrators varied from group to another, some demanded toppling the present government for its failure to administer the security, services and political issues, while others only demanded provision of security, better services and ending corruption.
Chairman of the National Gathering of Southern and Middle Euphrates Tribes Sheik Farooq Mohammadawi told Aswat al-iraq that "we came to topple the government and reform the political system".
On the other side, Majeed Ameen, demonstrator from Baya' area south west Baghdad, told Aswat al-Iraq that "we came demanding the reform of services of water and electricity as well as the security situation".
The demonstrators shouted against Mubarak terminal and the Turkish and Iranian atrocities in the north.
Activists, during the last two weeks, made a campaign to organize the demonstration demanding dissolving the government for its failure to administer the country and mal-administering its organs, in addition to the prevailing corruption.
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